Grandes Jorasses

The group at the back, left to right from the Col des Hirondelles: the Grandes Jorasses with the Walker Spur and Pointe Whymper, followed by the Rocheforte Arête and finally the Dent du Geant

Mel Owen's Principal Website

The following five articles are informative and educative, covering safety-related mountaineering issues.


A 2016 UK Mountain Odyssey

The attached webpage covers a 7-day Odyssey undertaken by a party of three in June 2016, which started by climbing all of the 3,000 ft hills in England, then all of the 4,000 ft hills in Scotland, then the National Three Peaks (Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon) in 24 hours, and finally all of the 3,000 ft hills in Wales.


Holiday Accounts


Mel's Military Records


Mary's Equestrian Records

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